New River Elementary School

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48827 N Black Canyon Hwy

New River, AZ 85087

(623) 376-3500

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 273

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

25 Parent Reviews for New River Elementary School

New River is the best kept secret in the district. The teachers and staff members all work together to meet the needs of the WHOLE child. Students know the staff and the staff members know the students. The students have caring adults surrounding them all day long. A positive relationship between ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/05/13

We have recently moved to New River and we are impressed with New River Elementary. The atmosphere/culture of this school is wonderfully positive. There is a terrific effort which is focused upon each student succeeding. Our daughter is quite shy and was very nervous her first day of school. Her ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/05/12

My daughter transferred to New River school this year. The teachers and other staff have been nothing but friendly, professional, thorough, caring, and effective. I am very impressed with the education my daughter is receiving at New River. She has some special needs and I believe she will absolutely ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/16/11

My kids have loved both the teachers and principals since starting the school. They make lots of friends and enjoy the family atmosphere at the school. They are doing well in their classes and teachers work great with the parents to help them know about needed improvement.

Posted by a parent on 11/01/11

Our childen have attended NRE for the last 3 years. I love the campus location and its desert surroundings - beautiful. I am happy with the education and attention my kids receive. The small size of the school is a huge plus for us - my kids' classrooms had no more than 21 or so kids. There are currently ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/11

My son went to New River during his elementary school years. Now that he is about to enter college, I am exceedingly grateful to the teachers and staff for their professionalism and expertise. Because of the solid foundation he received at New River he has received scholarship offers from colleges ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/02/10

I have four children who have attended and currently attend New River Elementary School. My childrens' experiences have been nothing but positive with their teachers and academically challenging. The teachers are dedicated to encouraging responsibility and success in all students. With the implementation ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/13/10

My children attended during the time there were great changes in both the campus (new facilities) as well as administration. I had 2 kids attending a grade apart and was very surprised that they received extremely different educations. A good teacher is everything, but there is no guarantee. Several ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/20/09

So happy we live here and have NRE for free! Truly amazing. I had never been exposed to public schools before in my life and I'm very happy here. The kids get treated like they are in a small private school and everyone knows each other. They care about the whole child; very well-rounded and balanced. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/09/09

New River is a wonderful place to work because we are small and get to know all the students and families connected with our school.

Posted by a parent on 10/07/09

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Test scores for New River Elementary School

AIMS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
New River Elementary School
Deer Valley Unified District
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

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New River schools — New River Elementary School is located at 48827 N Black Canyon Hwy, New River AZ 85087. 48827 N Black Canyon Hwy is in the 85087 ZIP code in New River, AZ The school district for New River Elementary School is the Deer Valley Unified District. New River Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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